Joyce Ann Chandler

April 22, 1964 ~ August 2, 2020 (age 56)


     “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” II Timothy 4:7

  Joyce Ann Chandler the daughter of the late John Walker Chandler and Mildred Jackson Chandler, was born April 22, 1964 in Florence County, South Carolina.

God called his beautiful angel home to take an eternal rest on Sunday August 02, 2020.

Joyce  joined Spring Branch Baptist church at an early age where she accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior. She graduated from Hannah Pamplico High School in the year of 1982.

Joyce  worked at Delta Mills in Pamplico, SC. After the closely  of Delta Mills she worked for the Florence School District 2 as a bus driver until her health failed. She was a foster mother for over 15 years, with a total of 69 foster children. She loved everyone and had a heart of Gold.

She was preceded in death by her brothers Joseph Chandler, Luther Jackson and her sister Lorien Chandler. Adopted children, Sharonda Hyman and Sanders Lee Grant Jr.

         Joyce leaves to cherish her loving memories: Two daughters, Mildred Beaulet Chandler of Pamplico, SC, Jada Michelle (Tony) Brooks from Charottle, NC, she raised as her own Kegia (Cora) Eaddy, Stephanie ( Jon Paul) Brinkley, Rodric Grant and Matthew Ross. Four grandchildren: Jhaliah  Frierson, Avery Brooks both of Charlotte, NC and Tra’vorris Fogle and Ethan Myers, both of Pamplico, SC. Two sisters: Barbara Jackson of Pamplico, SC, and Grace Chandler Fleming of Florence, SC. Five brothers: Allen (Hazel) Jackson of MN, Joseph Chandler of Florence, SC, McKinley Jackson of Pamplico, SC, Arthur (Melanie) Jackson of Hawaii, and Sammie (Diane) Chandler of Florence, SC. Five Aunts: Odessa Timmons, Christine Shaw, Olivia Jackson, Roseann Tisdale and Betty Jackson. Two uncles: Rev. James (Mary) Jackson and Norman Chandler. Special friend, Sanders Lee Grant, Sr. Host of nieces, nephew, and other relatives and friends.


Receiving visitors at the daughter’s home

314 East Armfield Rd Effingham SC 29541

 from 5-8pm mask required

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August 6, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Backus Funeral Home
450 N. Dargan Street
Florence, SC 29506

Celebration of Life
August 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Springbranch Baptist Church
945 Springbranch Road
Pamplico, SC 29583

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